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“The body is the bow, asana is the arrow, and the soul is the target.” ~BKS Iyengar (1918 – 2014) 

New York Times… BKS Iyengar, Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West, Dies at 95. 


If God was a person it would be easy

To each, his own. To many, disowned. To rest, unacknowledged. 

GOD. Such a difficult being(?) to describe, depict and define.

I belong to the lot who try to keep the topic unacknowledged or undeclared. 575 more words


Support Guruji's rest and recovery by maintaining your practice, and giving his family space

As all of you have heard, Guruji has been hospitalized and has been put on kidney dialysis. The Iyengar family is requesting privacy at this time. 153 more words



In all the time I have practiced yoga and the Ashtanga Vinyasa System, last night was the first time I have ever had a dream (nightmare lol) about the practice. 179 more words

Ashtanga 1st Series

A letter from Sri.K. Pattabhi Jois to Yoga Journal, Nov. 1995

“I was disappointed to find that so many novice students have taken Ashtanga yoga and have turned it into a circus for their own fame and profit ( 205 more words


GURU PŪRNIMĀ DAY गुरु पूर्णिमा

Guru Pūrṇimā (गुरु पूर्णिमा) is an Indian festival dedicated to spiritual and academic teachers. The festival, which is traditionally celebrated by Hindus and Buddhists to thank their teachers, is marked by ritualistic respect to the Guru – Guru Puja. 767 more words

Ashtanga 1st Series